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US-6,910,990 Engine control to reduce impacts due to transmission gear lash while maintaining high responsiveness to the driver
An engine control system controls engine torque to transition through the transmission and driveline's lash zone. The transmission and driveline's lash zone is...
US-6,910,457 Method and system for switching off an internal combustion engine
The invention relates to a method for switching off an internal combustion engine and to an internal combustion engine suitable for carrying out said method....
US-6,910,455 Spark ignition engine with shallow bowl-in-piston geometry
A piston for use with a direct injection, spark ignition engine includes a piston body with a top face having a piston deck and a shallow bowl. Furthermore, the...
US-6,910,449 Method for auto-ignition operation and computer readable storage device for use with an internal combustion engine
An internal combustion engine that can be operated in compression ignition mode, comprising a fuel injector (2) for each cylinder; a fuel injection control unit...
US-6,910,251 Transport and assembly device
A transport and assembly device for assembling a shaft seal, particularly one with a seal lip directed radially toward the inside, into a camshaft arrangement...
US-6,909,543 Foveated display system
An improved theater geometry which is capable of providing improved image resolution and improved image contrast over prior systems is achieved with a unique...
US-6,908,644 Clearcoat insitu rheology control via UV cured oligomeric additive network system
The present invention discloses a photocurable composition that is combinable with a thermally curable clearcoat composition to form a dual curable composition...
US-6,908,408 Multiple-speed power transmission for motor vehicles
A multiple-speed transmission for use in an automotive vehicle driveline includes a torque converter, three simple planetary gear units, or two simple planetary...
US-6,908,269 Dynamic cargo hooks for automotive vehicles
A dynamic cargo restraint system has a stationary hook member mounted in a bezel for engagement with a second movable hook member that is stored in a second...
US-6,908,145 Vehicle passenger compartment components and manufacturing process for making the same
A process or method of making a vehicle passenger compartment floor component such as a central tunnel or rocker panel. Base extrusion pieces and upper pieces...
US-6,907,347 Systems and method for estimating speed and pitch sensor errors
Systems and methods for estimating the bias and scale factor in a speed sensor and pitch sensor using a modified adaptive filter. A filter learns adaptively in a...
US-6,907,337 Vehicle torque resolution
Hybrid vehicles and other vehicles with one or more torque producing devices operate more effectively with proper resolution of torque requests. In one aspect of...
US-6,907,325 Method of operating a hybrid electric vehicle to limit noise, vibration, and harshness
A controller and a method for use in a vehicle to limit noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) by controlling torque matching between a first power source and a...
US-6,905,435 Multiple-speed power transmission for motor vehicles
A multiple-speed transmission for use in an automotive vehicle driveline includes a torque converter, three simple planetary gear units, or two simple planetary...
US-6,905,156 Automotive closure panel with pivot-mounted alignment system
An automotive closure panel which is rotatable about a pivot axis has an axial locator insert situated within a pivot bearing insert bore to set a margin...
US-6,904,950 Method and arrangement for affecting time, temperature and transformation dependent stress relief in sprayform...
Method and apparatus for controlling a spray-forming process incorporating time, temperature, and transformation dependent stress relief techniques involves the...
US-6,904,876 Sodium cooled pistons for a free piston engine
A free piston engine is configured with a pair of opposed engine cylinders located on opposite sides of a fluid pumping assembly. An inner piston assembly...
US-6,904,813 System and method for monitoring torque in an electric motor
A method for monitoring torque in an electric motor is provided. First, the motor current is measured and the AC torque is determined based on the measured...
US-6,904,762 Pump pressure limiting method
A novel pump pressure limiting method for preventing coolant in a cooling system from reaching pressures that exceed predetermined system coolant pressure...
US-6,904,751 Engine control and catalyst monitoring with downstream exhaust gas sensors
A system and method for controlling an internal combustion engine for low emissions include an inner feedback control loop to control the engine fuel/air ratio...
US-6,904,396 System and method for determining and communicating progress toward achieving optimal motor vehicle characteristics
A method and system is provided for determining the progress toward the achievement of best-in-class motor vehicles. The method may be comprised of several...
US-6,904,395 System and method of generating a finite element mesh for a threaded fastener and joining structure assembly
A system and method of generating a finite element mesh for a threaded fastener and joining structure assembly includes a computer system for generating a mesh...
US-6,904,350 System for dynamically determining the wheel grounding and wheel lifting conditions and their applications in...
A method for controlling an automotive vehicle (10) having a plurality of wheels (12a), (12b), (13a), (13b) includes determining a yaw rate, determining a...
US-6,901,430 Online system and method of locating consumer product having specific configurations in the enterprise...
An online system of locating consumer product having specific configuration in an enterprise production pipeline and inventory is provided. The system includes a...
US-6,901,372 Quality operating system
A quality operation system or method 10 for performing manufacturing projects 12. The method 10 efficiently organizes the project into five phases including a...
US-6,901,327 Computer instructions for control of multi-path exhaust system in an engine
A computer controller is described for disabling fuel injection into cylinder groups of an engine. The system controls engine output a reduced engine torques...
US-6,900,725 Method and system for automatically extending a tire pressure monitoring system for an automotive vehicle to...
A tire pressure monitoring system (12) for a vehicle (10) includes a speed sensor (38) generating a speed signal indicative of vehicle speed, a timer (44)...
US-6,900,437 Color corrected laser illumination system for night vision applications
A lighting system for night vision applications including a near infrared light source, a visible light source, a beamsplitter and an optical element. The...
US-6,899,377 Vehicle body
An automotive vehicle is provided having a body being assembled by a joining process line from a plurality of workpieces joined into a plurality of subassemblies...
US-6,898,528 Collision and injury mitigation system using fuzzy cluster tracking
A collision and injury mitigation system (10) for an automotive vehicle (12) is provided. The system (10) includes two or more object detection sensors (15) that...
US-6,897,465 System and method for determining a distance of an object using emitted light pulses
A system and method for determining a distance of an object is provided. The method includes transmitting a light pulse to a polymeric light reflector at a first...
US-6,896,236 Controlled leakage hydraulic damper
A hydraulic damper cylinder 270 is provided for an electromagnetic actuated internal combustion engine cylinder valve 20. The damper includes a piston 68...
US-6,896,103 Device and method for applying lubricating oil
The invention relates to a device (10) for depositing a flowable medium, in particular lubricating oil, onto a workpiece (16). The device (10) has a base body...
US-6,896,095 Fan shroud with built in noise reduction
The present invention is a system and method to significantly reduce noise associated with air-moving devices such as an axial flow fan using a fan shroud and...
US-6,896,094 H-infinity control and gain scheduling method for electric power assist steering system
A steering system (10) and method (70) for controlling the steering of a vehicle having a steering assembly including a steering wheel (12), a steering column...
US-6,896,089 Steer-by-wire steering system with rotation limiter
A steer-by-wire steering system 10 for steering road wheels 40A and 40B on a vehicle. The steering system 10 includes a steering wheel 12 rotatable by an...
US-6,895,932 Synchronized cylinder event based spark
A method to deliver spark during a start for an internal combustion engine is described. The method provides individual cylinder spark angle control based on the...
US-6,895,747 Diesel aftertreatment systems
A method and a system for improving conversion efficiency of a urea-based SCR catalyst coupled downstream of a diesel or other lean burn engine is presented. The...
US-6,895,388 Communication schema of online system and method of locating consumer product in the enterprise production pipeline
An online communication schema for an online vehicle ordering and tracking system is provided. The communication schema includes a search request message and a...
US-6,895,326 Computer readable storage medium and code for adaptively learning information in a digital control system
A method for adaptively learning is described that effectively and efficiently uses large amounts of data. Specifically, in one example, a scheme is described...
US-6,893,998 Exhaust gas catalyst and method of manufacturing same
An exhaust gas catalyst and method of manufacturing same. The invention provides for a cost-effective material which lowers the cold-start emissions from the...
US-6,893,619 Plate-frame heat exchange reactor with serial cross-flow geometry
A plate-frame heat exchange reactor having a serial cross-flow geometry. This is accomplished by designing a plate-frame heat exchanger wherein the flow of feed...
US-6,893,076 Method and system for lightweight full-span flatbed truck platform
A truck flatbed platform is disclosed. The truck flatbed platform comprises a frame structure and a corrugated metal member within the frame structure. A...
US-6,892,711 Inline fuel cooling of the carbon canister
A fuel vapor recovery system for a vehicle having a fuel tank coupled to a fuel filler tube. The fuel vapor recovery system includes a carbon canister disposed...
US-6,892,530 Exhaust gas aftertreatment systems
A method for improving NOx conversion efficiency of a urea base SCR catalyst is presented. Since efficiency is reduced by the presence of hydrocarbons in the...
US-6,890,465 Processing systems for automated manufacture of preforms
Methods for the manufacture of reinforcing preforms for structural composite products. Minimum contact eyelets reduce friction in the supply provide chopped...
US-6,889,176 Method for reconstructing the topology of a polygonal soup
A method for automatically reconstructing topographical information for a given mesh, altering the mesh by introducing, deleting, or splitting existing polygons...
US-6,889,171 Sensor fusion system architecture
A sensor system for generating information useful for determining the environment surrounding a vehicle includes multiple sensing zones, with each zone using...
US-6,889,132 Vehicle drive control for 4.times.4 mode
Method and electronic control system using a unique driver demand (calibration) table stored in system memory to provide torque output values specific to a...
US-6,889,109 Method for maintaining the quality of produced products
A method 10 for maintaining the quality of produced goods by selectively, automatically, and remotely identifying the location of the goods 11 within a storage...
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